Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles (10 First-author)

17 Battalio, J. Michael. “Transient eddy kinetic energetics on Mars in three reanalysis datasets.” (in press at Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences). doi 10.1175/JAS-D-21-0038.1.

16 Rafkin, Scot, Juan M. Lora, Alejandro Soto, and Battalio, J. Michael. “The interaction of deep convection with the general circulation in Titan’s atmosphere. Part 1: Cloud Resolving Simulations.” (accepted at Icarus).

15 Battalio, J. Michael and Juan M. Lora. “Global impacts from high-latitude storms on Titan.” Geophysical Research Letters 48 (2021): e2021GL094244. doi: 10.1029/2021GL094244.

14 Battalio, J. Michael, Juan M. Lora, Scot Rafkin, and Alejandro Soto. “The interaction of deep convection with the general circulation in Titan’s atmosphere. Part 2: Impacts on the climate.” Icarus (2021): 114623. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2021.114623.

13 Battalio, J. Michael and Juan M. Lora. “Annular modes of variability in the atmospheres of Mars and Titan.” (2021) Nature Astronomy. doi: 10.1038/s41550-021- 01447-4.

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12 Battalio, J. Michael and Huiqun Wang. “The Mars Dust Activity Database (MDAD): A comprehensive statistical study of dust storm sequences.” Icarus 354 (2021): 114059. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114059. (PDF)

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11 Smith, Christina L., Mark Lemmon, John Moores, Scott Guzewich, Timothy H. Mc- Connochie, Claire E. Newman, Alain S. J. Khayat, J. Michael Battalio, Casey A. Moore, and Douglas Ellison. “The Line-of-Sight Extinction record at Gale Crater as observed by MSL’s Mastcam and Navcam through ∼2500 sols.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 125 (2020): 2020JE006465. doi: 10.1029/2020JE006465.

10 Shirley, James H., Richard J. McKim, J. Michael Battalio, and David M. Kass. “Orbit-Spin Coupling and the Triggering of the Martian Planet-Encircling Dust Storm of 2018.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets (2020): e2019JE006077. doi: 10.1029/2019JE006077.

Battalio, J. Michael and Huiqun Wang. “Eddy Evolution during Large Dust Storms.” Icarus 338 (2020): 113507. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.113507. (PDF)

8 Cooper, Brittney, John Moores, J. Michael Battalio, Scott Guzewich, Rachel Modestino, and Michael Tabascio. “Aphelion Cloud Belt Phase Function Investigations with Mars Color Imager (MARCI).” Planetary and Space Science 184 (2020): 104840. doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2020.104840.

7 Moore, Casey, John Moores, Claire Newman, Mark Lemmon, Scott Guzewich, J. Michael Battalio. “Vertical and Horizontal Heterogeneity of Atmospheric Dust Loading in Northern Gale Crater, Mars.” Icarus 329 (2019): 197–206. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.03.041.

Battalio, J. Michael and Huiqun Wang. “The Aonia-Solis-Valles Dust Storm Track in the Southern Hemisphere of Mars.” Icarus 321 (2019): 367–378. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.10.026. (PDF)

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Battalio, J. Michael, Istvan Szunyogh, and Mark Lemmon. “Wave Energetics of the Southern Hemisphere of Mars.” Icarus 309 (2018): 220–240. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2018.03.015. (PDF)

4 Guzewich, Scott, Claire E. Newman, Michael Smith, John E. Moores, Christina L. Smith, Casey Moore, Mark I. Richardson, David Kass, Armin Kleinb ̈ohl, Michael Mischna, F. J. Martin-Torres, M-P. Zorzano-Mier, and J. Michael Battalio. “The Vertical Dust Profile over Gale Crater, Mars.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets 122 (2017): doi:10.1002/2017JE005420.

3 Newman, Claire, Javier Gomez-Elvira, Mark Richardson, Mercedes Marin, Sara Navarro, Josefina Torres, J. Michael Battalio, Scott Guzewich, Robert Sullivan, Manuel de la Torre, Ashwin Vasavada, and Nathan Bridges. “Winds Measured by the Rover Environ- mental Monitoring Station (REMS) during the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Rover’s Bagnold Dunes Campaign and Comparison with Numerical Modeling using MarsWRF.” Icarus 291 (2017): 203–231. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2016.12.016.

Battalio, J. Michael and Jamie Dyer. “The Minimum Length Scale for Evaluating QG Omega Using High Resolution Numerical Model Data.” Monthly Weather Review 145 (2017): 1659–1678. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0241.1. (PDF)

Battalio, J. Michael, Istvan Szunyogh, and Mark Lemmon. “Energetics of the Martian Atmosphere Using the Mars Analysis Correction Data Assimilation (MACDA) Dataset.” Icarus 276 (2016): 1–20. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2016.04.028. (PDF) Corrigendum: Icarus 302 (2018): 565–567. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.10.001.

Articles submitted or in-prep

18 Heavens, Nicholas G., Alexey Pankine, J. Michael Battalio, Corwin Wright, David M. Kass, Armin Kleinb ̈ohl, Sylvain Piqueux, and John T. Schofield. “Mars Climate Sounder observations of gravity wave activity throughout Mars’s lower atmosphere.” (in revision at The Planetary Science Journal).

19 Heavens, Nicholas G., Alexey Pankine, J. Michael Battalio, and Corwin Wright. “The horizontal wavelength spectrum of gravity wave activity in Mars’s lower atmosphere: the perspective from MGS-TES nadir observations.” (in review at The Planetary Science Journal).

20 Corlies, Paul, Alexander G. Hayes, Alejandro Soto, Juan M. Lora, Jason M. Soderblom, Màtè Àdàmkovics, Elizabeth P. Turtle, Sebastien Rodriquez, Jonathan Mitchell, Alexandria Johnson, Jordan Steckloff, Patricio Rojo, and J. Michael Battalio. “Reoccurring cloud outbursts at Titan’s northern mid-latitudes.” (submitted to The Planetary Science Journal).

21 Battalio, J. Michael, Nicholas G. Heavens, Alexey Pankine, and Justin Cowart. “Isotropic gravity wave observations on Mars from the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS).” (in prep for submission to JGR-Planets).

22 Battalio, J. Michael. “Inertial and barotropic instabilities at the equator of Mars.” (in prep for submission to Icarus)

23 Battalio, J. Michael, Juan M. Lora “Impact of annular modes on Mars’s major dust storms” (in prep for submission to The Planetary Science Journal).